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FirstEnergy defends class action suit over retiree medical benefits

Clients FirstEnergy Corp.

Jones Day represented FirstEnergy Corp. in a class action lawsuit brought by former union employees, now retired, who asserted that their retiree medical benefits were vested. FirstEnergy had ended all subsidies for retiree medical care as of January 1, 2015. After a period of discovery, the parties agreed to pursue mediation. The case was resolved on a non-class basis.

White v. FirstEnergy Generation, LLC, Case No. 14-2158 (N. D. Ohio)